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J. A. Vachon Named Principal Of Scarlett

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Joseph A. Vachon, 42, ctfrrently the director of informational systems for the school system and previously a teacher and adviser at Slauson Junior High School, was appointed principal of Scarlett Junior High School last night. The Board of Education unanimously approved his appointment, which is effective immediately. Supt. W. Scott Westerman Jr., who told the trustees that Vachon was "ideally qualified" for the job, said that Vachon would remain in his . tional systems position until June, but would devote much of his time until then to his new job. Scarlett Junior High is scheduled to open in September. Several trustees expressed their approval of Vachon's nomination. "I'm really delighted," said Trustee Francés Felbeck. "He is outstanding." School Board President Hazen J. Schumacher Jr. added that the new principal is "extremely responsible and very thorough." Vachon taught at Slauson from 1958 to 1962. He was class adviser there from 1962 until August of 1967, when he was appointed director of informational systems. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of New Hampshire, a master's from the University of Michigan and an educational specialist degree from Eastern Michigan University. Vachon has also done additional gradúate work at Harvard University and Ohio State University. He has been an active member of the Ann Arbor Teachers' Association.